Friday Lunchtime Lectures
About This Show
Friday Lunchtime Lectures are for everyone. Held in the Open Data Institute every Friday at lunchtime, topics range from healthcare to making the best choice when selecting a university, all with an open data twist. The lectures do not require any specialist knowledge, and are about communicating the meaning and impact of open data for everyday life.
Most Recent Episode
Friday Lunchtime Lecture: How much faith should be have in data?
We often talk about ‘evidence-based decision making’ or becoming ‘data-driven organisations’. But how much faith should we put in data? ODI CEO Jeni Tennison will look at how complex using data in decision making can be, and how, to get the best result, sometimes we should limit our use of data.
About Jeni Tennison
Jeni Tennison is the CEO of the Open Data Institute. She gained her PhD from the University of Nottingham then worked as an independent consultant, specialising in open data publishing and consumption, before joining the ODI in 2012. Jeni was awarded an OBE for services to technology and open data in the 2014 New Year Honours.